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Life in the DarkA new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to the darkest of caves and into the deepest oceans, there are entire worlds that are left completely in the dark and undiscovered. Using the latest scientific and technologic advances, the exhibition delves into the deepest corners of the earth to show visitors everything from fish to foxes, bats to boas and moles to moths, illustrating how ecosystems can thrive even without the presence of sunshine.

 

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The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from across the natural world, including insects, fossils and rocks. The Dinosaur gallery is one of the most popular exhibits in the museum, with a giant T. More about Natural History Museum

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £28  25% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Life in the Dark
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  24% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from Life in the Dark
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  32% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Life in the Dark
Formerly home to the Vanderbilt family, this grand Victorian townhouse with an imposing frontage is now part of the Radisson brand. Located on the bustling Cromwell ... More
 
 
 
 
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Life in the Dark, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Life in the Dark
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London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Tuesday 26th March 2019 - 4pm-4.30pm
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Life in the Dark, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Life in the Dark
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Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Life in the Dark
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Life in the Dark
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Life in the Dark
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London > Attractions > Museums
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London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Life in the Dark
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Life in the Dark
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Life in the Dark
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Life in the Dark
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
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London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
2 Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Life in the Dark
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Life in the Dark
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Life in the Dark
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Life in the Dark
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40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Life in the Dark
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123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes from Life in the Dark
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Life in the Dark
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35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Life in the Dark
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Life in the Dark
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Life in the Dark
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Life in the Dark
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London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 12 minutes from Life in the Dark
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Life in the Dark
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The Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 12019-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 1... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n2019-03-26T00:00:00+00002019-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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event > Exhibitions
PRICING  £13.50 (Adult), £8 (Child and concession), £28-£38 (Family)
DATES  19th October 2018 to 8th September 2019
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n... More about this event
 
 

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